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RATINGS: 2309   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   IBU: 36   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
A delicious, dark-colored, medium-bodied ale made with roasted malted barley. It has a creamy head and a very rich, yet smooth, malty flavor.
Bittering Hops: Nugget
Beginning Gravity: 14.5 Plato
Finishing Hops: Willamette
Ending Gravity: 3.5 Plato
Malts: Two-row Barley Malt, Caramel Malt, Chocolate Malt, Black Malt, Dextrin Malt

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - DEC 24, 2004
Pouring black with a huge creamy tan head, this smells of hard roasted barley, burnt chocolate, and a bit of nuttiness. Itís got a dry roasted malt flavor with hints of chocolate and coffee. Itís got a nice, snappy bitter finish. This is a good drink.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
larsniclas (6129) - Billdal, SWEDEN - DEC 20, 2004
Bottled. Black, beige head. Warm maltiness with a lot of nuts. Soft and smooth. Very malty with late bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - DEC 18, 2004
A fusion of coffee, chocolate, and smoke make this one a brew to savor. Another nice offering from a brewer that, for my money, is one of the best.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Megan (101) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - DEC 20, 2004
Bar we were at told us this was seasonal- not. Anyways, foamy head, mocha aroma. Dark (duh) in appearance. Goes down really smooth and easy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
hayduke (3767) - Eureka, California, USA - DEC 26, 2004
Bottle. Very dark brown (almost black) with a tan head. Aroma of chocolate and well roasted malts. Nice on the palate. Hops come through and add a tinge of bitterness that makes this a first rate Porter. This brewer makes good stuff, and this is no exception.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
csbosox (1229) - Prairie Village, Kansas, USA - DEC 12, 2004
12 oz bottle. 52 degrees. Black with a red tint. MIlk chocolate, fruity nose. The taste was the same as the nose except with more coffee, roasted oats. Dryish coffee finish. Good mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nmoskop (79) - Arizona, USA - DEC 22, 2004
Pours dark, not at all transparent, with a meduim darker than offwhite head. Smells of raosted oats, chocolate and earth. Crisp when it first hits the tongue, then the malt and roasted flavor kicks in. The aftertaste is slightly more acidic than other porters Iíve tried. Very tasty overall and def. worth trying if you like porters, sierra nevada brews, or just a good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
mds (2250) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 25, 2004
bottle. deep dark brown with a small white head. aroma is roasty with some hops. smooth creamy texture is just heavenly. hoppy and chocolately. very dry. superb balance. A very well constructed porter that Iíll probably pick up more of.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Ungstrup (30468) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 13, 2004
A clear brown beer with a huge light brown head. The aroma is dominated by chocolate and coffee and is quite sweet. The flavor is sweet with notes of chocolate and roasted malt. A very delicious beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
barleyPops (1141) - Quad-Cities, Illinois, USA - DEC 12, 2004
bottle. poured a dark cola brown with a beige head. roast coffee and chocolate flavors. mouthfeel is not quite as full as I expected, but very drinkable. a nice porter.

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